Jeff Silverman, author of Funny Business: How to Be Successful in Media, is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Jeff has worked as a commercial artist, accountant representative, and restaurant review publisher. Moving to Canada in 1976, Jeff has introduced some of the hottest movies and music to Toronto, including The Ramones, The Police, Tom Waits, Joan Jett, and Patti Smith. He created and produced Canada's first all-night television show, The All-Night Show, and created the award-winning series Concerts in the Park and Rock Deluxe for the CBC. In 1986, Jeff began working with Mark Breslin, and is now the business force behind Yuk Yuk's, the world's largest chain of comedy clubs and Canada's national stand-up comedy company.